Styling for the facelifted model has been updated with Volkswagen's latest design language. Both the front and rear fascias were extensively remodelled with new bi-xenon headlights and tail lights featuring integrated LEDs.

The new Volkswagen CC facelift was unveiled to the world's media at the Los Angeles Motor Show in November last year, and is currently gearing up for the full worldwide launch. It began with an international driving presentation in Southern France, now the German automaker has released more images, videos and in depth details for everyone to enjoy.

European markets are set to receive the first models from next month whilst the American, Russians and Asian markets will have to wait until the spring to see it in their showrooms.

Styling for the facelifted model has been updated with Volkswagen's latest design language. Both the front and rear fascias were extensively remodelled and get new bi-xenon headlights and redesigned tail lights.

The European CC will be offered with a choice of six engines. The three diesel options have a power range from the entry level 140PS (103kW/138hp) unit up to the range topping 300PS (220kW/295hp) option. All of which are equipped with a Stop/Start system and a battery regeneration mode (which recovers braking energy) as standard equipment. The three petrol options range from 160 PS (118 kW / 158 hp) up to the high performance 300 PS (220 kW / 296 hp) unit.

The extensive press release below details all aspects of the 2012 Volkswagen CC facelift, so feel free to read on.

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